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María José
what's the difference between "inside/in/into/on/onto" "cross/across" "round/around" ? help me, please
Oct 31, 2012 12:48 AM
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Inside/in/into are all fairly interchangeable, and refer to the interior. He went into the house/ he went inside the house, etc On/onto usually refer to being on top of something, or being on the surface. He walked onto the roof, she stood on the bridge. Cross is a rarely used abbreviation for across. Across refers to distances. He swam across the pool. They walked across the pier. Round is a rarely used abbreviation for around. Around is a vague word that can imply a circular motion or a general direction. They walked around the puddle/ She walked around the park. The different connotations of prepositions are confusing even to English speakers, so I wouldn't worry about it too much. Just know the general idea of the word and look at example sentences. Some English prepositions make no sense at all
October 31, 2012
There are so many words there.... these words describe position of two things.
October 31, 2012
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